PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police arrested a teenager Friday morning after he was spotted with a gun in Northeast Philadelphia.

It turned out to be just a BB gun, but the handcuffs were real.

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Authorities say the situation caused quite a scare and prompted a brief lockdown at nearby Lincoln High School and Austin Meehan Middle School.

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The student was located on a SEPTA bus and taken into custody.

The teen has not been identified.

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Authorities are investigating.